Laws of Bangladesh

The Irrigation Act, 1876

( ACT NO. III OF 1876 )

Application by person desiring construction of new village-channel
50. Any person desiring the construction of a new village-channel, but being unable or unwilling to construct it under a private arrangement with the owners and occupiers of the land affected, as mentioned in the last preceding section, may apply in writing to the canal-officer stating–
that he desires the said canal-officer, in his behalf and at his cost, to do all things necessary for constructing such village-channel;
that he is ready to defray all costs necessary for acquiring the land and constructing such village-channel.

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